The first-ever AstroTurf pitch in Bawjiase in the Awutu-Senya West Constituency in the Central Region is nearing completion.
The project which is under the auspices of the Coastal Development Authority (CODA) and engineered by the former member of Parliament for the area who doubled as the deputy minister for communication Nenyi George Andah is the first of its kind in a constituency that has produced great soccer budding talents like Emmanuel Bentil, Michael Essien, Stephen Oduro, Michael and Benjamin Akuffu, Stephen Awere of King Faisal etc. after several decades of sporting activities being held on a rocky and dusty football parks.
Residents have been hailing the project initiated by the former NPP MP, Nenyi George Andah administration considering the fact it will impact positively on the development of sports in the area.
The project upon completion would be classified as one of the modern sports facilities in the Country which would boast of an artificial pitch, changing rooms, technical area and floodlights.
The former Minister and MP, Hon. Nenyi George Andah during an inspection of the project over the weekend observed that the turf is the beginning of the creation of a united and inclusive society, where what could be found in an elite community had been brought to the doorstep of the people of “Awutu-Senya West”.
He said the project, which is currently being piloted in various communities across the country, would be extended to other communities like Senya Bereku and Awutu-Bereku to help develop further football talents.
‘’It is worth mentioning that I have never regretted bringing this project to the people of Awutu-Senya West constituency
Story by Dickson Boadi